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Perry County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Perry County

Index to Locations

  • Harding Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Cannelton Old Cliff Cemetery
  • Near Derby Lower Cummings Cemetery

    Harding Cemetery
    Perry County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew Jacobs Sr. (1906-1992) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Gerald, Perry County, Ind., February 22, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1952, 1956. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 17, 1992 (age 86 years, 299 days). Interment at Harding Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Andrew Jacobs Jr. (who married Martha Elizabeth Keys).
      Political family: Jacobs family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial

    Private or family graveyard
    Perry County, Indiana

    Old Cliff Cemetery
    Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Hamilton Smith (1804-1875) — of Cannelton, Perry County, Ind. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., September 19, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1859; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864. Died in Washington, D.C., February 7, 1875 (age 70 years, 141 days). Interment at Old Cliff Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Ballard Smith.

    Lower Cummings Cemetery
    Near Derby, Perry County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Uriah Ballard Cummings — also known as Uriah Cummings — of Tell City, Perry County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Interment at Lower Cummings Cemetery.

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